Pink Peonies and Other Flowers From Long Ago

Pink peonies make me happy. Even if I can only view this picture and it seems like I will never see a flower again. It seems long ago that the yard was blooming and the grass was green, and this ugly time of year always makes me feel this way. Today is gloomy and raining. […]

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Purple Columbine Flowers

The Columbine plant is available in so many lovely colors. I have a red and yellow one and a few “blue” (which are more a dark purple) and light pink. This Spring I saw some at the Agway that had feathery looking flowers and I almost bought one just because of the uniqueness, but didn’t. […]

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columbine plant

Red and Yellow Columbine in My Garden

I planted this Columbine in my flower garden last year and this Spring it has really grown. It’s loaded with flowers that are just beginning to go by. Columbine is one of the flowering plants I’ve come to enjoy most in my New England landscape. The colors are gorgeous and they provide seeds when the […]

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Propogating Hydrangeas

Late last summer I dug up the rooted stem of the little hydrangea (below) and planted it by the front steps. I had been waiting all summer for it to develop a good root system. The main shrub – (photo at bottom)- had some low branches that were touching the ground and one of the […]

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Waiting for the Flowers

Next door the crocus are blooming although the yard is mostly still full of snow. These are the first little signs of warmth that give us assurance that winter won’t last forever. I am looking forward to the hydrangea shrubs blooming, since my business depends upon my floral photography, but that will be a while. […]

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